Netflix Expected to Report Higher Q4 Earnings

Risks include costs of content, international expansion
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Netflix is expected to show improved earnings and continued subscriber growth when it releases its financial reports for the fourth quarter after the close of the stock market Wednesday (Jan. 18).

Wall Street consensus is that earnings will rise to 13 cents a share from 7 cents a share a year ago.

Revenue is expected to be $2.46 billion, up from $1.82 billion a year ago.

Analysts will be looking to see the rate of Netflix's subscriber growth, how much profit the company is able to generate from its U.S. subscriber base and how quickly it can turn its international expansion, which is now generating financial losses, into earnings.

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